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(applause) in the innovation capital of the world the world class city of san francisco congratulations everybody for being a hero today. you know the san francisco hospital foundation the general hospital foundation has been such a wonderful wonderful entity and i want to just thank stephanie your leadership, i want to thank julie and rich at the board with all of the other board members, the staff at the hospital, all of the staph, you know sometimes the doctors have to do it's emergency work but what makes that whole hospital run is literally everybody that works at the hospital from the social workers to the accountants to the administrators to the nurses, and nurse practitioner and is the doctors and all of the fundraisers thank you everybody for working together. and for today, again, a big thanks to ellen and pam for your leadership and bringing the hearts and the heros together. it's such a wonderful just community effort to support our general hospital and all of the work that it does. everybody knows what it does already. but i also want to say there are other heros that y
of san francisco. she will be deeply missed by her husband, friends and the many more she touched with her work an various campaigns. also in memory of [inaudible] for over 30 years he was a gifted /toefper and counselor at [inaudible] earning a masters degree in counseling in 1990. he was always involved in latino community and [inaudible] express sin sheer -- sincere condolences to >> on december 28, 1912, san francisco mayor stared into a sea of 60,000 of constituents that gathered at geary. the berth of the first publicly owned transit system in the city, the san francisco municipal railway. >>> all right. every year we come out to celebrate arbor day in the month of march and i'm happy to kickoff this year arbor day here at this special location. joined with us today we have several guest. i know dan is here, larry stringer is here and our colleagues and our partners in arbor day. today like many other days, trees will be dedicated in someone who has contributed to san francisco either through their work or given back to the environment through culture, through arts and
the residents of san francisco to take a stand against violence in our home, in our city and throughout the world. and just think, if women were equally included in decision-making around the world, there would be no economic disaster throughout the world. so today as part of dancing and part of celebrating, but the important message that we all stand united together. to take the pledge to end violence against women and girls for good. so let's do this together, are you ready for the pledge? all right. i just wanted to get you ready. we will be back in a very short second for this pledge. i have to listen to the women on this stage. >> you better, mr. mayor. san francisco are we ready? are we rising? let's show the world that san francisco can be counted on. just think about it for a moment. one out of every three women will be sexually abused or assaulted in their lifetime. that has to stop. and we here in san francisco are going to show no tolerance for abuse against young girls and women. are we ready? are we rising? i have to take a moment to thank some people. first i want to thank
participation levels for the san francisco certified lo kale businesses and to establish a required minimum for project work hours. >> i believe delegate lee has proposed a question on how long it would take to come up with the requirements, and as stated in policy, it would be april 3. >> first i wanna thank everyone who came tonight and spoke. all of our staff, our community partners, our labor partners had so much to do to get it to where we are now, but as was reflected in the [inaudible] tonight we have a long way left to go. this is really the first step where we put forward what our vision is, what our values are, then a policy is created by our staff, and then as has been said, this has to be negotiated, this has to be done in partnership with our labor partners, with the building trades council and there's no other way for this to be done so -- and in terms of the way we view this, putting all of this down and putting in in a pla is a way we hold ourselves accountable for having a bond program that reflects or values, that provides opportunities to the residents of this city who v
assaulted in their lifetime. that has to stop. and we here in san francisco are going to show no tolerance for abuse against young girls and women. are we ready? are we rising? i have to take a moment to thank some people. first i want to thank my beautiful wife. who is just an incredible woman. she's the anchor in my life and someone that i appreciate so dearly. and i want to thank you very much for everything you do. and for your commitment to ending violence against women. i also want to thank mayor lee, because when he was approached with the idea of doing this. he immediately said yes. thank you, mayor lee. and thank you to the lee family. i want to thank the organizers who very early on came together and said, san francisco will stand out and be counted. and i want to thank our board of supervisors. i want to thank people on my staff, specifically rebecca prozam. when i said rebecca, we have to help get this going, and she said no problem. where is rebecca? raise your hand. give her a round of applause. i guess we are ready to move on. and what i ask for all of you, when
the morning show, and of course, the voice of your 2012 world champions, san francisco giants. >> in fact, the last time that i was at city hall was halloween 2012, right after the parade and the victory celebration and so it is great to be back and it is almost baseball season and who is ready to demand our title? i cannot wait, i cannot begin to tell you how honored i am to serve as your host for this special event, i want to welcome you officially to the san francisco mayor's office of neighborhood services black history month closing ceremony. what a way to wrap things up, we gather here to honor a living legend, ground breaking politician, activist and freedom fighter and fashion icon, the one and the only the honorable willie l. brown junior. [ applause ] growing in the area, his accomplishments and contributions to the world at large and public service were not lost on me and it is really been a dream come true for me to grow up and get to know him professionally and personally. my father and willie were acquaintances and fraternity brothers. >> when he was elected the first africa
. the requested action is that the board of education and the san francisco unified district adopts revised board policy 1000 series and include the revisions of p 120 article three relating to [inaudible] committees. /tkpwhr >> there are no public speakers. mr. wynn. >> members of the rules committee have had time to go over this so i just ask everybody to look at this. i don't know if you've done this that already. i didn't get this form until it's right here on the table. maybe i did get it sent to me, but i had gone over everything before. but this will give you a summary about what you're doing in the red column. i think the main thing is -- i think we've tried very hard to go over these and to not -- to make sure everything's included that should be included and that reflects our interactions with the school districts. so that's what i wanted to say is a lot of work's been done on this. thank you. >> any other comments. okay. roll call please. >> thank you. miss lee, miss wong, miss fewer, mr. haney, miss [inaudible], miss lee, thank you, miss mendoza, ms. norton. that's 6 is. >
that almost instantly in june with this incredible occasion where the whole world see's how san francisco is when you get 300,000 bikes leading a parade of gay lesbians when we have our pride parade in san francisco and we eventually got around to letting the italians do something in october. so it's an incredible city. it's just an incredible city. i marvel he asked me what do you think the republicans call you black history month? i start to think, republicans, black history month, what could they call it? before i can answer he said february. [ laughter ] but we call it black history month here in san francisco and we mean it's black history month in san francisco and am indeed delighted that i'm being honored and i'm looking forward to the next year to the next person we honor and i really want us, mr. mayor, under your guidance and leadership to elevate the level of black history month in the same way we have collectively elevated the level of chinese new years and all the other wonderful celebration we do in the city because it gives us a chance to teach, demonstrate and to show
as your host for this special event, i want to welcome you officially to the san francisco mayor's office of neighborhood services black history month closing ceremony. what a way to wrap things up, we gather here to honor a living legend, ground breaking politician, activist and freedom fighter and fashion icon, the one and the only the honorable willie l. brown junior. [ applause ] growing in the area, his accomplishments and contributions to the world at large and public service were not lost on me and it is really been a dream come true for me to grow up and get to know him professionally and personally. my father and willie were acquaintances and fraternity brothers. >> when he was elected the first african american mayor i was right up there front and center in 1996 and channel five was out there reporting and they included me in the news coverage and interviewed me and i was historical and crying and emotional and the camera lingered on my black power fist. and fast forward for when i was in washington, d.c. when i was there for barack obama first inauguration and there i went with
welcome to our very own heros san francisco police officers john coffee and david sans . >> thank you things going to be short and sweet and but i like too thank my hair cannot be that white ... i like to thank all my interfere and is especially gregg surfor allowing us do what we do is special thank to supervisor camp poe and is his assistants for always being there for us and i know the mayor left but if there is anything in this room that can get they two minutes of his time, i know i can get this city to be a safer place for awful us. with the help of my partner. and then in closing i'll like to say there is a lot of beautiful hearts here and there were some big ones on the way in and none of them came as whole with the love that i have for my if girlfriend. plast. >> that was short. i thought i was going to stand there for an hour. first i would just like to thank every everyone for their support and this idea that has become so much more with their help and captains col rails and most zero and our sergeant and supervisor kayser camp poe and is his staff and micro, my f
her stay in the hospital or stay in the bed long time. i am here in san francisco survive with my eight-time heart attack, and i am very proud that every one of you have courage to say yes and to support us for item 24. mr. president, our supervisor, on behalf of everyone in the city, i have courage to thank each one of you and i have right to tell you that is very nice good action. supervisor kim, supervisor campos, supervisor avalos, i would like to thank you for what you did today. that is very good job and i thank you. thank you very much. >>> [inaudible] public library. don't give money to the friends of the library. don't accept money from the friends of the library. the fact that we've got supervisors who think that the rule against supporting or opposing speakers is a function of the noise is very disturbing. the careerses of politicians based on vanity and abuse of power disappears a fast as they arrive. whereas the progress of democracy comes from the sacrifice of many nameless individuals and is built up slowly over decades. this is national sunshine week. you will noti
, what else can i say? i can't say no more. through the streets of san francisco makes you want to sing. when you think of willie brown we like no other. he's the kind of dude that you like as your brother. i say he's the kind of dude that you want as your brother. he's the kind of dude that you want as your brother. [ applause ] but since i'm an old dude, i'm not going to do that because that would seem unseemly. what i do say is when this is all said and done, willie would seem to be an individual who em bodies the classic american story success of invention and reinvention. born of talent, skill, determination, brilliance, lots of plain old hard work. and the ability to take one's god given talent, fashion it, shape it, mold it into something quite remarkable and remarkably effective and enduring. willie brown is a game changer. thank you, willie, for all your work, talents, brilliance, heart, your and forgiving a damn. thank you. [ applause ] on that note, i believe i should bring mayor brown to the stage. is that correct? ladies and gentlemen, mayor willie brown. [ applause ] >> t
here today. for years san francisco has been a shining example of how we get things done together. and not only have folks from asian-american community and from all walks of life. san francisco is truly a melting pot. we want to celebrate our lunar new year and hope for a prosperous new year. and my new role as assessor, we hope that is true. rather than dragging out this presentation. i want to bring up to speak a number of people who you all know, who you all love. and of course who have many things to share with us. san francisco is very fortunate and lucky to have with us our first asian-american, first chinese mayor, mayor ed lee. please welcome him. [applause] >> thank you, supervisor. happy new year everybody. now i want to explain before the news media talks about it. there is an obvious explanation for why the women are sitting on one side. and the men are sitting on the other. because if you have heard councilor general gao in his speeches around the year of the serpent. you often know he has explained this is the year of mini-dragon. we will do some things, maybe not a
in san francisco. what a hard ship for all the visitors on their way to san francisco to arrive at this amazingly great ship terminal. i want to thank all of you for being here today. it is my honor on behalf of the port of san francisco to say thanks to each one of you. as you look around, that would take hours to thank all of you. please give yourselves a round of applause in this new cruise ship for san francisco. i would like to say a special thank you to the press for being here chronicling the metamorphosis. it has gone worldwide that we have built a new terminal here in san francisco and i have been the beneficiary on behalf of the port of numerous well wishes and statements of gratitude. and one of the long friends said i thought this day would never an n arrive. i said how could it not? the first vessel was in 1812, a merchant vessel searching the world for prosperity and new horizons. it took a hundred years before a steam powered vessel capable of carrying passengers around the world. it arrived in san francisco in 1912. that ship was the s s cleveland known as the m
. the idea is to be able to keep 58,000 san francisco residents in their home during an earthquake. we believe that every san francisco an has a right to have stable housing. the fact that this is by the mayor's public office and they will know this is about safety and not about politics. i'm sure with the support that you have in this room we have over 35 letters in support of this ordinance and in addition to legislation before you as supervisor chu mentioned we'll have additional legislation as part of our menu of financing options to have a public financing options. in addition to that we are also working with the realtor association to make sure that disclosure laws adequately cover this and make sure that people buying and selling these buildings are fully aware of the ordinance requirements and myself and the city staff is here to answer any questions that may come up. thank you. >> thank you, mr. leaney. >> so mr. egan, do you want to present? >> thank you supervisors. control economic developments. our office issued an economic report on this. i will make 3 points about it. fi
and gentlemen. i'm al williams, president of the board of directors of san francisco african-american historical and cultural society. on behalf of the society and our co-presenters, the san francisco african-american chamber of commerce, the bayview ymca, senator mark leno's office, the san francisco public library, and the mayor's office of neighborhood services, welcome to the 2013 black history month program. the 2013 black history month theme is "at the crossroads of freedom and equality, the emancipation proclamation and the march on washington." the society is the lineal descendant of the san francisco atheneum. it has been the only san francisco institution that is dedicated to documenting, preservinging and presenting true accounts of the history of people of african descent in san francisco. the society is a membership-based organization. without the hard work of our members and friends, the society wouldn't be able to present programs like today's kickoff. i'd like to take a moment here to thank members of our board of directors and the black history month committee who are here. amon
a literary reading. >> the best lit in san francisco. friendly, free, and you might get fed. ♪ [applause] >> this san francisco ryther created the radar reading series in 2003. she was inspired when she first moved to this city in the early 1990's and discover the wild west atmosphere of open mi it's ic in the mission. >> although there were these open mics every night of the week, they were super macho. people writing poems about being jerks. beatty their chest onstage. >> she was energized by the scene and proved up with other girls who wanted their voices to be heard. touring the country and sharing gen-x 7 as a. her mainstream reputation grew with her novel. theses san francisco public library took notice and asked her if she would begin carrying a monthly reading series based on her community. >> a lot of the raiders that i work with our like underground writers. they're just coming at publishing and at being a writer from this underground way. coming in to the library is awesome. very good for the library to show this writing community that they are welcome. at first, people were l
in san francisco. nobody got it better than san francisco. (applause) >> thank you, naomi. i want to thank you for that introduction and just a recall of what i said earlier this week. but i also said something else, too, that i want you to continuously know the way i have attempted to manage this great city of ours for everybody. that is, i'm not shy about asking for help. and when it comes to the challenges we have in the african-american community, we need help. and i have been deliberately assembling a very important group of people who are going to help me get the job done. and you've seen some of these people already. they are malia cohen, london breed at the board. they have to face all the different politics. but i know they're going to be great partners with me because we've got the right objectives to happen. we want everybody included in the city. we have naomi kelly, harlan kelly, mohammed nuru, rhonda simmons heading upstreamly important departments. and i've got to say this. if we can't get the job done with these people in these important positions or some tremendou
is the longevity of the housing stock in san francisco. very few you people realize we have the oldest housing stock in the side of the mississippi and the majority of these buildings were built before world war ii and includes material that is susceptible to decay and deterioration. the cap support that in the magnitude earthquake that about 58,000 residents would lose their home that is about 28,000 housing units. it's not how many housing units we build every year. it's how many we keep. it's taken the last 15 years to build those 28 units. everybody started off being at each other's throats looking out for each other's best interest. after everybody saw the importance of what was going to happen, we all came together and in the end there is a unanimous conclusion that would support the recommendations you have in front of you now. this is what the caps report looks like. a report that never saved a life, it never prevented property damages. it's only what you folks do with it afterwards and we strongly encourage you to take up this legislation and prove it. this is the first step in many s
to thank my colleagues in the education department in the fine arts museum of san francisco for an allowing me to speak today. valuable artwork -- rene, director of public programs and last on this list but certainly not least gregory stock who is a programming wizard. i'm so grateful for their individual and collective support. i would also like to thank the production manager who is behind-the-scenes somewhere. he's waving. our production manager consistently provide patient and reliable technical support which is beyond value when lecturing to large audiences like those of you gathered today. without further a do, i'm honored to share with you today paintings that comprise the exhibition here at the museum. girl with a pearl earring, from january 26-june 2nd the museum will be the first venue in the american tour of paintings from the royal picture gallery which is located in haik. how many have individual painting in the normal home? a good number of you. this unique museum is often called the jouleewelry box. it has the world's most prestigious paintings from the morris house which to
the city of san francisco sfgtv meeting of personnel committee for march 18, 2013 will begin shortly. >> [gavel] >> good afternoon and welcome to the san francisco transportation authority and i am chair avalos and swroined by commissioner cohen and marr and wiener. this is the personnel committee. the clerk of the board is erika cheng and we are broadcast today by sfgtv. madam clerk will you share any announcements? >> we don't have any announcements. >> i did roll call already so we can go to item two. >> item two is approval of the minutes of february 19 meeting this. is action item. >> any comments? we will go on to public comment first. any member of the public that would like to comment? seeing none we will close public comment and a motion from eric marr to approve and seconded by commissioner campos and we will take that colleagues without objection. madam clerk our next item. >> pup date on selection process for the executive director. this is an information item. >> this is update for the permanent executive director. again this is an information item and we a
a san francisco resident and i am supporting the halls in their business operation at 1 polk street. i am a richmond resident and the halls are my down stairs neighbors and so i have known them for three years and i can tell you with 100 percent support that they will be a huge addition to this neighborhood as business owners. i also in my professional life i have been in the hotel and restaurant business for the past 25 years, and i work for hotel companies that go into emerging neighborhoods and reuse buildings that are in the neighborhood and create businesses in an emerging neighborhoods. and i can tell you that a business like the beer hall, that not only is a wine and a beer bar, in addition to an off-sight, or selling beer and wine, to go, it will be a huge benefit to this neighborhood. it will have a i believe a snow ball effect of other businesses coming to this area and satisfying the current residents and employees in the neighborhood. >> thank you very much. >> next speaker, please? >> hi. name is natalia, i am opening a new business and i am waiting for the new zoning to g
fans are converging in san francisco for the world baseball classic at tt at&t park. jerry -- sergio is live. reporter: it wasn't too long ago that san francisco started sunday parking meter enforcement, and if you have to find an open parking spot you'll notice some shocking new meter prices. it will now cost $7 an hour to park at a meter in this neighborhood. it's called special event parking, and from here on out, all special events at at&t park. including giants home gains, will be at this rate. the other change people should know about, meters will run in this neighborhood until 10 pl for these special events. now, the new parking price came as a shock to baseball fans hoping to catch the matchup between japan in puerto rico. >> have to think twice about coming up here or maybe do mass transit itch together. i don't know, $7 an hour is ridiculous. >> nelson and his family took mass transit into the city for the game so they did avoid the high parking prices. the new price is part of a new program by san francisco to manage the city's limited parking meter spaces, and if you do t
in san francisco and more than 3" in deficit in san jose. today we are starting off cool with clear conditions, 30's to mid-40's. the clouds will increase through the afternoon. a mild day with democrats in -- with temperatures in the upper 50's at 4:00, and mid-50's at the coast and upper 50's to low 60's. tomorrow the clouds will be getting thicker and drop rain in the evening. the best chance of rain is tuesday night into wednesday morning with lingering showers wednesday afternoon and the day on thursday looks brighter. >> golden gate bridge is free with no road work. it is a nice drive. from the tunnel into san francisco, it is nice. you will not be able to pay cash after the 27th to get across the golden gate bridge. we have a solo spin out in central lafayette westbound 24 to the right shoulder. checking the drive from the central valley right now, it is looking good with a lot of green. that is what we like to see coming up and over the pass into livermore. >> it was a plot right out of the movies the daring prison break involving helicopters that almost worked. >> the parki
one, we ensure confidentiality will be maintained up until the time they come to san francisco for a face-to-face interview. once they come into this building or whatever building we're going to use then all bets are off and we don't know who they're going to run into, who is going to hear about it. we protect the confidentiality up to that point. we advise candidates when they need to release that information to their current employers so we give them coaching around that, when it's necessary, how to do it, how to keep the lid on. the preliminary references that we do is always done with individual who is will not jeopardize an individual's current employer so we're not talking to people like that. final references done with those individuals. we abide by the open records laws, and the sunshine laws and i think in san francisco we haven't talked to the city attorney about that or your counsel about that but the open records laws and sean -- sunshine laws protect them up to appointment so we're not in a situation where every transmission of information is available to the
that receive funding from san francisco to help people with this process. with a we would like to do and i would like to give credit to supervisors breed for the amendment in the ordinance that there is now amendment for community outreach. this is a broad base piece of legislation which is in a 30 year plan, but to put it in this ordinance is something we need to do with significant outreach to the community, to the existing city departments that are going to be plan checking this, but to really make sure that if someone can't afford to pay for this, there are avenues that someone can take and i'm happy to have you come up to discuss the detail hardship of this process. >> i think it would be helpful. >> thank you. i'm available for any other questions. >> supervisor executive director of the rent board. i don't want to insult your intelligence but i'm going to assume you know nothing about our process. seismic work required bylaw that this category falls into is passed and amortized over 20 years. another capital i am improvements depends on the size of the building depending on the amou
that san francisco has achieved. especially the openness and diversity. so as not to keep everyone from the rest of the ceremony, and the enjoyment that awaits. let me only say that i am very, very honored to be in the presence, not only of leaders elected and appointed. but serpent leaders. and i want to take this opportunity in the new year to wish you success in every good endeavor undertaken by the city. and abundance of all good things, overflowing to the lives of those whom you touch in your service. and prosperity from the soul and from the heart into what is tangible and material. so with that, let me thank you once again for this opportunity to wish you all a very happy, successful and prosperous new year. thank you. [applause] >> thank you very much, and as we close, i want to have a special thank you to claudia ching, of course without her tireless effort, we wouldn't be here. give her a big round of applause. and to everyone we wish you a very happy new year [speaking foreign language] please join us for refreshments. >> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative c
and all that because i've been working all my life and i'm 54 and i'm from san francisco and i didn't go to all your high schools 'cause i went through the pen. and all these kids that you talking about -- i think you using these kids because the only schools i see -- you may not like what i say, but all the schools i see are white kids, hindu kids -- ya'll know about the history of san francisco about 66 over there when they shot up them brothers over there for trying to stand up. you get rid of the brothers. if you really cared about the kids you would find a way to get the fathers back to the house. i got a 16-year-old daughter -- she's across the bay -- i have a little record back 30 years ago, i can't be there with me daughter. not because it was so bad, but because it says if the mama -- [inaudible] i'm talking to people in bay view -- like, why don't ya'll hire the brothers. everything over there in bay view ain't owned by black /phepbl. -- men. [inaudible] because i see a lot of white girls doing it too. but you talk about the kids -- i think you using 'em because you ain'
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
. >> commissioners, item 10 presentation and discussion on san francisco's small business week by adam strauss, strauss events. >> commissioners. >> welcome adam. >> i would like to also acknowledge my two co-chairs of the san francisco small business week committee, president adams. >> speak a little closer into the mic. >> sorry. acknowledge the two co-chairs of our san francisco small business week pc president adams and leslie. thank you.ly talk about the 9th annual san francisco small business week and thank the commission for its continued support throughout the year both financially as a sponsor for the past few years and allowing both commissioners and the office of small business staff to participate on the committee. without your support, we would have never grown to be the largest snag small business week in the committee and with more than 4,000 people attending the event throughout the week. small business week's goal is really to convene the small business community and to celebrate the impact that they have on our community, trying to acknowledge that and bring that into t
's a pan /alist for the san francisco court, the first district court of appeals and the bar association of san francisco. she became a community board immediate yeh forin 1997 and joined their staff in 1999. the occ mediation program has consistently mediated more cases than any other officer citizen mediation program in the united states. the occ program is the recipient of the 12 community board award for excellence as an organization whose innovative work for best practices. lovingly known as the god mother of the san francisco bay organization, donna joined the board in 2012. she brings her experience in labor of relations, business, real estate to the occ. she has touched many lives and truly inspires greater peace in our community. and then quickly moving to the last category [inaudible] cases in february [inaudible] sustained case in february. she upheld our findings of knee /tkpwhrebgtive duty when an officer failed to notify dispatch when making a traffic stop and that concludes my report. >> thank you very much and thanks again to donna salazar for her work in the media
day and never forget the beloved city of san francisco. >> we should turn around and get the shovels. after 3. 1, 2, 3. all right. [ applause ] . all right. >> -- to track stolen phones to be used in the field for other investigative purposes. that is approximately 977 dollars. >> you have a memo from the captain in your packets regarding this do nation. ironically to track cell phone thefts. is there anything you'd like to add? commissioners, questions or concerns? and is there any public comment regarding this matter. >> [inaudible] for quite a few times starting when he was the secretary for the police commission. i have a great deal of respect for him. i believe his promotion was well earned and i think in the [inaudible] if there's anybody in the department who would utilize this effectively it would be him. >> any further comments on this matter. hearing none, now closed. do i have a motion for acceptance. >> i move. >> all in favor. >> approved. line item number two. >> the public is now welcome to address items that do not appear on the agenda but are in the subject m
of san francisco at a time when affordable housing is priority one. what is wrong with you supervisors? you don't get it? people cannot live here. my grandson had to move to canada. he's a teacher. young man, can't afford to live here. in canada, he has health care, he has housing, a reasonable amount, and he's happy there. why should he have to leave the country where he was born in california because of your priorities being backwards? this is unfair to a lot of -- most of the people who rent. i live in a rent controlled building. my landlord is trying to harass me, and i won't put up with it. i mean, it's disgusting and you guys voted to 8 washington behind my house? which is behind my house? it's ridiculous. how dare you, how dare you cater to the developers instead of to the people. we should learn by obama's election. he got voted because he was for the people. you guys don't get it. when are you going to learn? thank you. (applause) >> next speaker. >>>♪ i'll be there to shake your house hand and i'll be there to share all your land plans when you make the, the impact make the
and north mission until 6:00 this morning. >> 5:07 now, more fall intermediate from the san francisco symphony strike, why striking musicians say they will not give in. >> he created one of the most popular social net words an, now twitter co-founder has sights on a major political office. >> but, first, america's money report. >> good morning, were toking america's money, a new european financial crisis with overseas markets down after european leaders decided to tax every bank account to pay for a bailout triggering a run on a.t.m.'s in cyprus and the largest bank in europe will cut 5,000 jobs, part of a strategy to make hsbc more efficient and profitable with more than 40,000 emily is in the united states. >> the great and powerful oz is part of disney and had good word part of disney and had good word of mouth taking in $42let's pla: [ all ] who's new in the fridge! our mystery guest: ensure complete... uh...do you support bones? [ ding! ] i've got calcium and vitamin d. oh! immune system. [ ding! ] one word: antioxidants. heart health? [ ding! ] my omega 3s never skip a beat. how
. and the seven star award winning san francisco branch is committed to supporting our diverse community by increasing opportunities for women and girls, initiating collaborations and mentor ships and providing leadership for community impact. >> whereas the landmark 2010 aau study why so few, the women in science engineering in mathematics shows statistics women in this field. these barriers include stereo types, gender bias in the colleges and universities. the continue to block women's progress in these fields and offers recommendations to further open [inaudible] in 1998, aau launch a summer camp to help middle school 7th grade girls to continue their interests in engineering and math. despite [inaudible] to address the deficiencyings /tkepl -- demonstrated in the 2010 report. those girls that would benefit most from the program and as a reflection of this commitment to /soes owe economic diversity, the aauw [inaudible] week long residential camp conducted at stanford university and sonoma state universities and... >> whereas more than 150 [inaudible] unique program often settin
, but all employers in san francisco are eligible to participate in our down payment assistance loan program. and through the voters and through the housing trust fund, we've been able to put basically refund the housing trust fund. you'll see that in the mayor's office budget as we come forward with our next fiscal year budget. but those employees will have access to those funds. and as we use those funds, we can make decisions in the future for -- to replenish that down payment assistance fund should the need be there. but we will be creating affordable housing in the general area. we still have some octavia parcels to develop. and, again, we will be utilizing the funds from this low mod fund as well as the larger housing trust fund for the preserving the affordable housing in the surrounding area. it's so hard for us to build affordable housing and there are people in those affordable housing. we want to ensure that whatever is affordable housing remains affordable housing. so, we share your concern about the existing affordable housing. >> thank you. and i just would add that maybe some
a silver four door car. >> this is a proposed condo development on the san francisco water street and the chronicle reports that it is part of a campaign against the 8 washington condo development that is built next to the embarcardero center. the campaign includes mail orders and robocalls and now going out to city voters. ing a -- art agnos opposes this because he lives an on waterfront. >> new details in the symphony strike, with the east cory tour which would have included a date at carnegie hall is canceled. >> according to symphony management, musicians rejected a federal mediator's proposal to resume playing during the cooling off period while the negotiations continue. in a statement issued last night, the musicians say the strike will continue until they get a contract that honors their contribution to the symphony. the musicians are unhappy with the proposal by management that would include a pay freeze in the first year. >> two bay area teens made it into the basketball tournament known as march madness. it begins this week and h.p. pavilion in san jose is a host arena,
than i as it relates to historic preservation in san francisco, i would like to see someone with his expertise, his perspective, and his attention to detail and attention to the facts on the historic preservation commission. and i just wanted to express that so that you understand my perspective. i know that you're supporting him, but that's my perspective for why i'm supporting him as well for the historic preservation commission. thank you. >> thank you, colleagues. any additional discussion? let's take a roll call vote. >> on item 25, supervisor kim? kim aye. supervisor mar? mar aye. supervisor tang. tang aye. supervisor wiener. wiener aye. supervisor yee. yee aye. supervisor avalos. avalos aye. supervisor breed. breed aye. supervisor campos. campos aye. supervisor chiu. chiu aye. supervisor cohen. cohen aye. supervisor farrell? farrell aye. there are 11 ayes. >> motion is approved. next item, item 26. >> item 26, motion approving the mayor's nomination for appointment of ellen johnck to the historic preservation commission, seat number 5 for a term ending december 31st, 2016. >>
. and here in san francisco, you know, we are at this point trying to after a hiatus of three years because of court-ordered injunctions trying to implement our bike plan. so we all a collective goal, i believe, to increase the environmental and nick sustainability of the world around us that we participate in and especially in san francisco, but we do have a special responsibility because this place provides us with the opportunity that most other places don't. the geometry and geography of san francisco is up that it is easier for us being in a city of short trips to veil ourselves to other alternatives to the car. so when we want to reclaim the street and the public right-of-way and the public realm for people and basic human needs of access to the humanities that urban environments provide, we have a better shot at than, say, other places where large distances have to be traversed in most american cities to kind of get to the places you want to get. here in san francisco, we have been blessed by the geometry where our trips are short where 40 years ago we realized that this was the way
can see the space between the buildings in san francisco. and here we have a space that's about 3 fourth of an inch or an inch or something like that -- 3/4 of an -- 3 fourth of an inch or an -- 3/ of an inch or an inch, or something like that. you do a roof and your neighbor does a roof and you put a piece of flashing between the building and that keeps water out of that space between the buildings. water gets down there between the buildings and it's extremely difficult to repair dry rot inside that space. you have to take the inside wall out to get to it. we also see a couple of other things happening here. we see a down spout from a drain and those need to just be checked to make sure they're secure. they usually have lightweight connecters so you have to make sure they stay connected. here's a gutter at the top. people let their gutters fill up with debris. you need to clean a gutter out. how often? >> if you're near a pine tree, there's a lot of pines in san francisco, the needles can fill up, you -- probably twice, at least twice a year. it depends on where -- how many tree
classic here in san francisco. for now, we've live in san francisco, christen captain, ktvu. >> should be a fun game. >>> speaking of baseball, the oakland a's will be one of the first teams to debut a new app that gives fans the option to upgrade seats mid game. major league baseball's app searches for empty sets and gets users the option to upgrade their seat for a fee. it goes when sates are unsold or the season ticketholders are a no show. prices have not been set according to the chronical but any additional sales for otherwise unusualed seats is considered a win for the team. >>> a group of hackers are trying expose records at oakland city hall with the blessing of city officials. as mike reports, it's part of a larger nationwide project to make city data more accessible for everyone. everyone. >> reporter: this is a picture of oakland radical today. >> picking up the title. >> reporter: some two dozen hackers meeting tonight working on making city records more accessible and getting help from at least two city hall officia
and base it on some projections on how san francisco would be a little bit different? i'm just wondering how you came to that seemingly rosy picture that you gave us in 2010. >> well, i would submit that in 2010 it wasn't seemingly rosy. much of the community that looked at this report, that report agreed with us that they thought we were being relatively conservative. the numbers in terms of syndicates and the other assumptions, the only thing that we had to if by was previous history. san diego played a role in that, valencia played a role in that. new zealand and other america's cup events played a role helping us accommodate to the number of syndicates we might expect. at the time we really had no idea what the global economic situation was going to be. we had no idea some maybe, but less of an idea what type of boat was going to be used and [speaker not understood] syndicates. there was a lot we didn't know in 2010 that we do know now. and now in this report we've incorporated the best information that's available to us in terms of updating that economic impact. >> i think it's impo
karin ovation fund to be jointly controlled by the san francisco foundation, cpmc and the city, cpmc will endow this fund with $9 million. two uses for the fund have already been identified as shown on the slide. one is the development of a primary care provider network in the tenderloin which will help provide those medicare -- medi-cal, excuse me, patients for cpmc from the tenderloin. another is community-based mental health services and again, we have our public health staff here to answer any questions on those. next is the health serve system. so, the term sheet specifies that cpmc will help protect the health service system from premium increases by capping rates for 10 years. this limits premium increases to ensure for hss. and i want to note a typo on the slide. what this should say and what it says in the term sheet is years 1 through 2 at 5% annually. and years 4 through 10 no more than the medical rate of inflation plus 1.5%. so, that should be noted as a 6. moving off of health care to the other set of community benefits that are contained in the term sheet, we start wit
a big impact on employment in san francisco in addition to health care in the neighborhoods. so, actually as supervisor mar previously commented, cpmc, the current local hire and work force development commitments are significant improvement over the previous ones which were among the weakest terms of the development agreement that the board had considered last year. so, we're -- our coalition fully supports these increased commitments as a key part of the overall package of the community benefits being offered by cpmc. i just want to offer a few more specific points of feedback that kind of reinforce comments that were already made by supervisor cohen, breed, and avalos. for the commitment of 40% local hire for permanent entry level jobs, you know, we believe that's a solid commitment. local hire commitment. but many important details still need to be flederction out about that. you know, for example, what positions are going to be included under this and what are the projected number of job openings by facility. what's going to be the recruitment and hiring process to achieve
's the objective? for you, it's to prepare for natural disasters, especially if you live here in san francisco, the earthquakes. form an exercise, neighborhood and workplace teams. is that what you're do ?g we did a little practice right now. you are going to respond to immediate needs in your area following a major disaster. what about here in san francisco, major metropolitan area. what are some possible areas in the city? golden gate bridge, right here. beautiful sunset today, i was watching it as we got here. what else? the bay bridge, candlestick, monster park, 42,000 will be in attendance on any sold out giants game, 62,000 on a 49er game. what else? b of a building. transamerica. this is a major -- so these are -- those are buildings. but what else might you think about? bart, transportation. we'll talk about that. hospitals. city hall. these are possible target areas. as we mentioned, civilian safety is the most important. point to yourself. your safety is the most important. when you are sizing up what are the dangers, what are your capabilities, what are your limitations. terrorism i
that are venturing in right now, just of the start of things that will hit us next 36 hours. san francisco right now with overcast skies, 53 degrees and 49 in half moon bay. when you can expect the raindrops to fall coming up in a little bit. >> carolyn: tonight police are asking your help they believed a man tried to abduct a 12-year-old girl. he is described as six feet tall and thin build and goatee. he was last seen driving a four-door car. he offered the girl a ride walking home from school. >> two ohio football players are heading to juvenile hall after the conviction on rape charges. they made apology in court after their conviction. >> reporter: 16-year-old breaking down in court after a judge convicted him and 17-year-old trent mayes of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl after a night of drinking and partying last august. >> i would like to apologize to the family and community. >> both were sentenced to at least one year in juvenile jail. mayes will get an additional year for taking a nude picture of the victim. in court she described how she woke up hours after the alleged incident wi
giants games and other events. >> a san francisco cab company is offering three rides for into those who celebrate too much between the hours of 10 and 4 al. you must mention bird injury lawyers. they're the sponsors of the program. >> we'll take a look how they're celebrating st.~patrick's day in ireland. >> it may not be exactly what you'd expect, this massive parade is actually global in celebration. and heading outside, we enjoyed a very sunny sunday. leigh glaser is tracking rain on the way, though. she'll let us know when to expect that. >> here's david muir. >> coming up tonight right here on world news, more on the breaking news, the verdict in the case that has torn apart an american town. the two high school football players, the female student, what this case could mean for the rest of the country. >> and we have our eye on two giant storms that are degree to merge, and then we have some incredible images for you >> pope francis off erred his first sunday blessing today since his election to lead the roman catholic church francis spoke to the crowd for the first time from the
in san francisco. >> what you are once again unfamiliar territory fighting for championship at at&t park. >> it is awesome. and when you try to accomplish something for your country. i think we have a big responsibility to our programs all where of allows them puerto rico alley made a statement. the message is clear it does not and right here. >> team puerto rico will play in the championship game on tuesday that will square off against the winner of monday's semi finals between the dominican republic and the netherlands. regardless, it was a fantastic day at the ballpark. >> before the game fans from both sides of shaking hands. >> others, waving signs and flags. in fact, that seems to be the most popular outfit, flags draped over the shoulders. >> i love baseball. >> there is no shortage of team japan are puerto rico faithful's. >> lots of pride. >> yes. exactly. >> are you rooting for? >> puerto rico. >> the most popular player in the game and san francisco, giants starter. >> and he is good and right here, we're in the ballpark plan so hopefully we can make america. >> at the world b
at the outset that this is only in a san francisco moment. the one thing i haven't mentioned yet that this is the only facility that is going to tame, diesel, powered engines and wind powered boats for vastly different uses. we couldn't be more proud of that opportunity and we thank you steven barclay for that opportunity to show case how ports can be modernized to show present and past and future. i would also like to recognize some members from the america as cup organizing committee here today. thank them for all they have done to make this a marquis for our city. now we are going to cut the ribbon here and invite all of you to come upstairs to see for yourselves this perfect picture frame of the i iconic and exciting san francisco from the bay bridge, to the building to the tower and the beautiful housing nestled into telegraph hill. it's one and only in the world and thank you for being part of it. 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. [ applause ] >> the small business commission the time is now 5:34 p.m. and the meeting is being called to order. at this time we would like to th
to 25% of the reserve is -- can be done by the san francisco unified school district and it's based on an inflation adjusted per pupil revenue, so as ms. howard said earlier, we're not sure, we're assuming the school district will be able to draw from the rainy day reserve but they're getting a bump from the reserve from the state, but this particular formula is quite generous, and therefore, it's likely that they will still not be up to the level that's required by formula and they can withdraw, so they withdraw 25% of whatever's left each year so that amount gets smaller and smaller because we haven't been depositing into the reserve nor have we been with drawing over the next couple of years, it's like the school district will continue to withdraw until it's completed. >> supervisor mar? >> thank you, the school district faces i think it's a march 15 deadline for may not renew notices or layoff notices for teachers and i'm wondering, when do you think we'll know for sure whether the school district will be able to draw from the rainy day reserve? >> we are aware of that march 15t
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